[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: unify tarball creation

lolilolicon lolilolicon at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 14:37:31 EDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 1:52 AM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> Until you teach bsdtar to not store a new gzip timestamp each time it
> creates a package (and thus makes packaging actually produce the same
> package every time), this patch totally breaks lessons we learned 2
> and a half years ago.
> -Dan

Wow, that's pretty crazzzy. We could use a comment at the silly spot.
But still the usage of $EXT should be gone now that we just use a pipe.
I also think we can still unify tarball creation- just always do it
the silly way.
We should probably lose .tar.Z though, since we don't have 'compress'.

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